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Vertical Wall

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L to R R to L Alpha
Breaking the Bank S,TR 
Clear Cut (AKA Nair Wolf) T,S 
Original Route S,TR 
Yardstik, The T,S 

Vertical Wall Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 9,500'
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jaaron Mankins on Aug 17, 2010
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Andy climbs the clean face below the corner.


Off the beaten path, the Vertical Wall is a nice afternoon cragging area since it is in the shade. Nice clean stone that climbs more like Lemon than Vallecito.

Getting There 

Hike on trail past the High Times Wall, and the Slabs. Instead of dropping to the slabs, traverse straight across to the wall. Approach is about 20 minutes from car.

Climbing Season

For the Durango area.

Weather station 8.9 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Alex on the upper face below the roof. Clear Cut (...

Clear Cut (AKA Nair Wolf) 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Colorado : Durango : ... : Vertical Wall
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By George Bracksieck
Sep 29, 2016
The L->R order is wrong. Yardstik is left of Clear Cut. The admin should switch those two in the route list.

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